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Image:Edward Elgar.jpg|thumb|275px|alt=image of a middle aged man in late Victorian clothes, viewed in right semi-profile. He has a prominent Roman nose and large moustache|Edward Elgar, c. 1900 '''Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet''' (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical music|classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the ''Enigma Variations'', the ''Pomp and Circumstance Marches'', concertos for Violin Concerto (Elgar)|violin and Cello Concerto (Elgar)|cello, and two symphony|symphonies. He also composed choral works, including ''The Dream of Gerontius'', chamber music and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick
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